Joel Karsberg

Founder, Kreativ Inc.

Joel Karsberg is the founder of Kreativ Inc. which was formed in partnership with Bunim/Murray in 2017.  Joel had formerly been the CEO of Zodiak USA and Chairman of the International Development Board, overseeing new programming between Zodiak’s 48 subsidiaries, operating in 15 different countries.  Prior, Joel was the CCO of Zodiak Media’s Nordic division, a powerhouse for creative formats.

Joel has extensive experience as both a showrunner and development executive that span from big live events to gameshows, competition formats, and documentary series. In his career, Joel has produced over 450 hours of programming for networks in the United States, Scandinavia, and around the world. Many of these titles have also become successful formats traveling to multiple territories. Joel’s recent executive producer credits include Surviving R. Kelly (Lifetime), Undressed (MTV) The Selection (History) Celebrity Wife Swap (ABC), Planet Primetime (Travel), Dropped (TV4) True Talent (TV3), and Trash or Treasure (TV4).